What is the opposite of pour?

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Opposite of to flow rapidly in a steady stream
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Opposite of to spill or splash over or into something
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Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
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Opposite of to pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
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Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
“You can run the hairdryer over the wet patch on your dress and it should dry up pretty quick.”
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Opposite of to have the weather be rough or violent
“The weather would eventually calm later in the morning, and we were able to make the most of whatever remained of the weekend.”
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Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
“Glimmers of twilight began to seep through, as water might trickle through a basket's rushes.”
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Opposite of to produce and send forth
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Opposite of to emit or discharge from a container, space, or one's body
“As the bucket is pulled toward the machine, it will dig and load the bucket with the material being excavated.”
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Opposite of to direct or guide along a pathway
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To leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
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(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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Opposite of to move (quickly) without obstruction
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Opposite of to emit, throw or give off
“Textile measurements are taken at standard temperature and humidity because fibers can absorb moisture from the air.”
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(flow from) Opposite of to proceed or be produced continuously
“It was expected that workplace complaints would diminish once the staff was provided with precise and sufficient information.”
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Opposite of to move in a specified direction as a mass of people or things
“The Siamese King ordered his army to spread out on both wings to repel the onslaught of the Burmese.”
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Opposite of to fall or be hurled forcefully, typically in the form of a barrage
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Opposite of to fall to the ground, especially in large quantities
“In densely built cities, about three-quarters of the rainfall fails to sink into the ground or evaporate.”
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Opposite of to place or put between or among others
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